Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Bernstein 0% 100% 0% 100.0%
Citigroup 0% 53% 20% 73.3%
Deutsche Bank 7% 29% 36% 71.4%
Berenberg 38% 15% 15% 69.3%
Numis 33% 17% 17% 66.7%
Shore Capital 22% 22% 22% 66.6%
Exane BNP Paribas 0% 33% 33% 66.6%
Peel Hunt 28% 12% 20% 60.0%
HSBC 0% 40% 20% 60.0%
Morgan Stanley 17% 33% 8% 58.3%
Barclays Capital 15% 18% 24% 57.6%
Liberum Capital 18% 18% 18% 54.6%
UBS 19% 10% 19% 47.5%
RBC Capital Markets 8% 4% 29% 41.7%
Jefferies Interna... 40% 0% 0% 40.0%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
Deutsche Bank 35.71%
Exane BNP Paribas 33.33%
RBC Capital Markets 29.17%
Barclays Capital 24.24%
Shore Capital 22.22%
HSBC 20.00%
Citigroup 20.00%
Peel Hunt 20.00%
UBS 19.05%
Credit Suisse 18.18%
Liberum Capital 18.18%
Numis 16.67%
Goldman Sachs 16.67%
Berenberg 15.38%
JP Morgan Cazenove 11.54%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
Bernstein 100.00%
Citigroup 53.33%
HSBC 40.00%
Exane BNP Paribas 33.33%
Morgan Stanley 33.33%
Deutsche Bank 28.57%
Shore Capital 22.22%
Barclays Capital 18.18%
Liberum Capital 18.18%
Goldman Sachs 16.67%
Numis 16.67%
Berenberg 15.38%
Peel Hunt 12.00%
UBS 9.52%
Credit Suisse 9.09%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.